Archives for April2013

Micro amateur films: Vine goes legit?

See 6SECFILMS competition launched at the Tribeca Film Festival, 17-28 April 2013.

BAFTSS Conference and ACSN panels I & II

Abstracts and bios of ACSN panelists presenting on the theme of ‘New Visual Networks and Amateur Cinema Studies‘ at the first annual BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies) Conference, University of Lincoln, 19-21 April, are now available here

Workshop: Storing and Preserving Home Movies

The project-team of the research project “Changing platforms of ritualized memory practices. The cultural dynamics of home movies” is organising a two-day workshop on ‘How to Keep our Audiovisual Memories Safe? Storing Home Movies, Home Video and Online Content’ at the The Institut für Landeskunde und Regionalgeschichte in Bonn, 2-3 May. For details see Workshop Announcement and poster below.


‘An intimate craft of national memory: amateur filmmaking in post-colonial India’

Le Centre d’Études de l’Inde et de l’Asie du Sud (CEIAS), Paris, is organising a seminar on the theme of  contemporary amateur filmmaking in India as part of its research programme ‘Cultural industries, artistic and literary Indian scenes’. The seminar, titled “An intimate craft of national memory: amateur filmmaking in post-colonial India” will be presented by Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes (CSAS, University of Cambridge) on Thursday 4th April 2013. For details see CEIAS poster.

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